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Exhibit shows sculpture of all sizes

Richards Poey sculpted this piece, "Forbidden Fruit," out of alabaster and bronze. The annual exhibit of The Society of Minnesota Sculptors is currently on view at The Phipps Center for the Arts through Nov. 16. Submitted photo

The Society of Minnesota Sculptors' annual juried exhibition is on view through Nov. 16 in The Galleries of The Phipps Center for the Arts.

This exhibition of 3-D art fills The Phipps galleries. Sculptures in the show range in size from small tabletop pieces to large, free-standing constructions to comprehensive installations. Various media are represented including bronze, stone, fabricated metal, ceramic, glass and wood.

Wayne Potratz, professor, and Guy Baldwin, professor emeritus, both from the art department of the University of Minnesota, juried the exhibition and presented awards for the top sculptures at the opening reception.

The Society of Minnesota Sculptors was founded in 1943 by a group of prominent art educators in Minneapolis. Since then it has grown to over 75 members statewide. The society's mission is to encourage and help member sculptors do their best work, achieve recognition and feel gratification from what they create. The society's Web site is

Galleries hours are Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Sunday, noon to 4:30 p.m., and one hour before and through intermission of all performances in The Phipps theaters.

For more information, contact Anastasia Shartin, visual arts director, at (715) 386-2305, ext. 103.